Kesa

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'z' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; lined with silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'z' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; lined with silk, plain weave.

Date:

late Edo period (1789–1868), late 18th/early 19th century

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

1775–1825

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'Z' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; lined with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

215.4 x 116.5 cm (84 7/8 x 45 7/8 in.) repeat: 144.3 x 11.2 cm (56 3/4 x 4 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Voevodsky in memory of Mrs. Edmund A. Russell

Reference Number

2002.188

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